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Spinach With Prawns  Recipe

Prawns cooked in spinach

This recipe is from the book Kadai Cooking.

Preparation Time : 16-20 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Spinach With Prawns

Main Ingredients

Fresh spinach leaves (palak) bunch, Prawns (medium)




Main Course_Seafood

Level Of Cooking



  • Fresh spinach leaves (palak) bunch
    1 medium
  • Prawns (medium) peeled and deveined
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Mustard seeds
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Fennel seeds (saunf)
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Onion sliced
    1 large
  • Ginger paste
    1 teaspoon
  • Garlic
    1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder
    1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Red chilli powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Tomato pureed
    6 medium
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Garam masala powder
    1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat the oil in a kadai; add the mustard seeds and fennel seeds and sauté till the seeds begin to splutter.

Step 2

Add the onion and sauté until they begin to colour.

Step 3

Add the ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for one minute. Add the coriander powder and chilli powder and sauté for one minute longer.

Step 4

Add the tomato purée and continue to cook till the oil separates.

Step 5

Add the spinach and cook till the leaves begins to wilt. Add the prawns and salt. Cook, uncovered, for six or seven minutes.

Step 6

Stir in the garam masala powder and cook for one more minute. Serve hot.

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